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Eeew, gross: William Shatner’s kidney stone fetches $75,000

"...which is why my internal organs are so valuable" (Image: jul13d0wn3s)

In the latest news no one wants to visualize, William Shatner has revealed he was paid a significant sum for his kidney stone. The former Star Trek star, a.k.a. the best governor general we’ll never have, recently told the Toronto Sun that a company offered him $75,000 for his kidney stone. As a passionate philanthropist, he happily obliged and donated the money to Habitat for Humanity. Despite thinking as many happy thoughts we possibly could to get this image out of our head, we can’t help but wonder what kind of company buys a 79-year-old’s kidney stone, and what the heck are they doing with it?

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